"Making Healthy Connections" Resource Fair | March 4, 9, and 17

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Have you ever wondered what resources are in your neighborhood? Making Healthy Connections is a series of resource fairs to help you get connected with and learn about the resources in your neighborhood! FREE EVENT. FOOD AND CHILDCARE PROVIDED!


When: WEDNESDAY, March 4th


Where: East Boston Social Center 68 Central Sq, East Boston, MA 02128


When: MONDAY, March 9th

5:30-8:00 PM

Where: USES’ Harriet Tubman House 566 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02118


When: TUESDAY, March 17th

5:00-7:15 PM

Where: Mattapan Branch Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126


For more info: Contact Emily Conwell at 617-279-2240 ext 504

Immigration Clinics | March 4 and 18

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The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians is continuing its FREE immigration clinic sessions at Boston City Hall! Get consulted by a volunteer attorney to see what you need to become a citizen!


When: March 4th and 18th


Where: Boston City Hall

Room 804

Questions?: Call (617)635-2980

MIRA Citizenship Clinic | Feb 28

mira citizenship clinic info

Are you eligible and ready to become a U.S Citizen?

Come join the MIRA Coalition for a FREE immigration/citizenship clinic!

We offer naturalization information and application assistance!


When: Saturday, February 28th


Where: 97 South Street, Jamaica Plain

To register: visit the registration page,

Questions?: call the MIRA Coalition at (617) 350-5480 ex. 200

FREE Breakfast | Feb 21

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Come enjoy a FREE breakfast at the Prayer Tower Apostolic Church! Enjoy eggs, grits, turkey bacon, sausage, and more!


When: Saturday, February 21


Where: Prayer Tower Apostolic Church (downstairs)

151 Norfolk Street, Dorchester


LAST FREE Tax Clinic | April 15

info on free tax clinic


This FREE tax clinic is sponsored by the Boston Tax Coalition to help YOU get your tax refund without paying a dime!

Things you will need to bring:

· Social Security Card (or Taxpayer ID Number-ITIN) for you, your children, and your spouse
· Proof of Health Insurance- bring your 1099HC or Health Insurance Card(s) for you and all family members
· All W-2 forms
· All 1099 forms-1099G for unemployment and/or 1099R for pension payments
· All 1098T forms for tuition payments and receipts for books and materials
· Total childcare expenses last year and the name, address, Employer Identification Number (EIN) or Social Security Number for your child care provider(s)
· 1098E forms for student loan interest paid
· Total rent paid last year
· Any mail from the IRS
· A copy of last year’s tax return
· Your bank account and routing numbers to directly deposit your refund
· Total real estate paid last year (if applicable)
· Proof of sales tax and fees paid if you bought a car after February 16th, of last year (if applicable)
· All closing documents for all first-time homebuyers (if applicable)

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FREE Citizenship Clinic | Jan 24

info on citizenship clinic

Are you ready and eligible to become a U.S. citizen? 

Come join the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition for a FREE citizenship workshop! We offer free naturalization information and application assistance. 

This event is for eligible people only. To find out if you are eligible, read more below.
You must pre-register for this event. Do pre-register, click here:
When: Saturday, January 24th
Where: The Greater Boston Adult Day Center, Kay Pam
6 Livingstone Street, Dorchester
Questions?:  Call the MIRA Coalition at 617-500-5998, ext. 229 or 200.

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FREE Women's Self-Defense Seminar | POSTPONED

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The Suffolk County Sherrif's Office is offering a FREE women's self-defense seminar for women 18 and older. Learn to defend yourself and feel empowered in this course taught by the academy staff.


When:   POSTPONED date TBD


Where:  BCYF Leahy Holloran Community Center in the cafeteria

1 Worrell Street, Dorchester

To RSVP:  contact Natalie Johnson at (617) 704-6655 or

Franklin Park History Tour | Nov. 16

Franklin Park History Tour | Nov. 16

Franklin Park History Tour
Sunday, November 16th  1:00 - 2:30 pm 
Meet at the Giraffe entrance to the Zoo.

Explore Franklin Park on a guided walk led by the National Olmsted Historic Site

FREE Walk-In Flu Clinic | Nov. 15

FREE Walk-In Flu Clinic | Nov. 15

Fight The Flu!
Get your FREE Flu shot. 
Saturday Nov, 15

Codman Square Health Center
637 Washington St.
Dorchester, MA


Author Talk: Voices Beyond Bondage | Nov. 15

Author Talk: Voices Beyond Bondage | Nov. 15

Author Erika DeSimone will discuss her book Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century, a collection of 150 poems culled from black-owned newspapers of the era.Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014, 2 – 3:30 P.M.
Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

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